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Fine Voices Highlight TUTS “OLIVER!”

[All Photos by Christian Brown – Click any photo to enlarge] There is a pivotal moment in the Charles Dickens classic tale, “Oliver Twist,” when the hungry and naïve young orphan, Oliver, finishes the humble bowl of gruel he has … Continue reading

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AT TUTS: It’s a Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS

[Click Any Photo to Enlarge] It was the opening week for the new Theatre Under the Stars production of the ever-popular Broadway musical, MARY POPPINS. Though it was a school night, there was an almost carnival-like atmosphere with the many … Continue reading

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THE MUSIC MAN: Fresh as Ever at Theatre Under the Stars

[ CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE ] Anthony Crane as Harold Hill and Sara Jean Ford as Marian Paroo with cast. Photo by Bruce Bennett, courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars.   Like the seasons of the year, there are … Continue reading

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Romeo, Juliet, & Dance Magnificence from Houston Ballet

Even before the opening curtain, there was a ballet of sorts in the Wortham Center’s soaring lobby, with its steep and rolling escalator, towering windows, and the high walls adorned with beautifully projected scenes from Houston Ballet’s current repertoire. It … Continue reading

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KINKY BOOTS Are Kickin’ in Houston

It is a bit of a fairy tale in its own right, and that may be the source of the joy that now spreads across the theatrical world leaving smiles on the faces of everyone it touches. I refer, of … Continue reading

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Fun Fling For Farce Fans in Texas Rep’s BOEING BOEING

For you followers of farce it may be time to head over to Texas Repertory Theatre to take in the latest offering, the Marc Camoletti / Beverly Cross comedy, BOEING BOEING.If the recent audience of which I was a part … Continue reading

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Laughs Aplenty in Texas Rep’s PRISONER OF 2nd AVENUE and more to come in BOEING BOEING

For theatergoers looking for relief from the stresses of everyday life and the troubling reports on the evening news, relief was just a theatre ticket away. In a recent production presented by the Texas Repertory Theatre they were able to … Continue reading

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Broadway and Rebekah Dahl Return to The Music Box

With so many of its stars having been polished by years of Broadway musical experience with Houston’s legendary Masquerade Theatre, it should come as no surprise that the current offering from The Music Box Theater would be themed, More Broadway … Continue reading

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MARDIS GRAS Comes Early for Lone Star Lyric Cabaret

It may have been a week early with its billing as a FAT TUESDAY FEAST subtitled, “WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS – A Musical Mardi Gras,” but the latest offering from Lone Star Lyric Cabaret certainly presented plenty of … Continue reading

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A Sensational Storybook World From Class Act’s SHREK

Some may recall the Sesame Street song of Kermit the frog, “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” and the recent Class Act Production of Disney’s musical, SHREK, is a case in point. It tells the sweet tale of a lime-green ogre … Continue reading

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